ECA announces Philip Easthill departure

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After three years of working with the asssocation, ECA secretary general Philip Easthill announced has announced his departure as of 1 September.

Philip Easthill successfully led the ECA for the last three years and worked towards strengthening the positioning of the ECA in Brussels and beyond and ensuring the association’s commitment to key sector issues such as tackling illegal gambling, anti-money laundering and Corporate Social Responsibility.

He also played an important role in improving the perception of the licensed land-based casino industry. Easthill will pursue his career as Secretary General of the European Boating Industry, a position he starts immediately.

Per Jaldung, Chairman of the ECA, commented: “During his time at the ECA, Mr Easthill showed high levels of professionalism bringing the interests of ECA’s members and partners forward with commitment and dedication, achieving our goals and positioning the association as a key stakeholder.

“He leaves the ECA in a very strong position for future growth. While he will be missed, we believe that he will be a true asset for the European Boating Industry. We now look forward to advancing the good work and further defending and promoting the interest of our sector.”

Veronika Tisold will act as Executive Director with the support of Hermann Pamminger as Senior Advisor, who has a longstanding experience in the industry.


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